Exhausting A Place

December 11, 2021
48 min
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Exhausting A Place

Exhausting A Place

December 11, 2021
48 min
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CATEGORY: Arts
This month on the 11th, three people spend several hours (sometimes days) just sitting in one place. Watching. Listening. A cemetery in Virginia… a cafe in New York… a plaza in Mexico… It’s inspired by the book An Attempt At Exhausting A Place in Paris, by French author Georges Perec, who wrote that “nothing is happening all the time.” But what’s happening when nothing is happening? Something is happening, right? Exhausting A Place is an appreciation of stillness, wandering minds, and the power of observation. Special thanks to Chioke I’Anson, Emily Spivack, and Eric V. Ibarra. Original music by S Carey, Blue Dot Sessions and Green-House “Soft Meadow” Leaving Records Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices